Last Updated: November 1, 2013 - 2:34pm
BLOOMSBURG — A town police officer slammed a cruiser into an East Street utility pole Friday as he swerved to avoid a car pulling into his path, the police chief said.
Ptlm. Lewis... READ MORE »
Last Updated: November 1, 2013 - 2:23pm
BLOOMSBURG — A 19-year-old man who broke his infant daughter’s leg because she wouldn’t stop crying was sentenced to a lengthy stay in state prison by a judge who called his actions “... READ MORE »
Last Updated: November 1, 2013 - 4:14pm
BLOOMSBURG — A man asked a judge to show mercy to the teen driver who ran down his brother and left him to die along the roadside last year.
Joseph Scott Rish, 19, has admitted he... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 30, 2013 - 5:02pm
BLOOMSBURG — A tearful Dale Hutchings told a judge Wednesday he was sorry for all the damage he caused to the children he sexually abused in Berwick over the years.
The former... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 29, 2013 - 6:10pm
BERWICK — Wise Foods was forced to evacuate workers Tuesday after fire broke out in the wall of one of its potato-chip fryers, officials said.
Employees shut off heat feeding the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 28, 2013 - 6:52pm
DANVILLE — All charges were dropped against a father accused of suspected child abuse by violently shaking his infant son three years ago.
State prosecutors found there was not... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 26, 2013 - 3:45pm
Five people were rounded up and jailed Thursday when state agents raided an alleged meth lab at 130 Karns Road near Stillwater and discovered two containers bubbling with lithium and... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 25, 2013 - 4:38pm
BLOOMSBURG — Town shop owner Paul Chomiak and three others sold drugs and laundered more than $10 million in proceeds, federal investigators allege.
Chomiak and others sold drugs... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 25, 2013 - 4:23pm
BLOOMSBURG — A frozen-food plant that employs 160 people will shut down early next year, a company spokeswoman says.
The employees at Windsor Foods' Bloomsburg plant on West 11th... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 25, 2013 - 3:17pm
MIFFLINVILLE — A fire broke out in an East Third Street home while the homeowner was eating at McDonald's, neighbors said.
The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. and damaged the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 24, 2013 - 5:53pm
BERWICK — A malfunctioning wood stove caused a fire that burned a massive hole through a garage roof off Lasalle Street on Thursday afternoon, officials said.
James Daly just... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 24, 2013 - 5:23pm
BLOOMSBURG — Paul C. Chomiak, the owner two downtown shops, was taken into custody on drug charges during a morning raid Thursday at his East Fifth Street home by FBI agents and local... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 21, 2013 - 6:26pm
BLOOMSBURG — Dale Hutchings, the former school crossing guard sentenced to 460 years in prison for molesting children, wants out of the state penitentiary, or at least a new trial. He... READ MORE »
Last Updated: October 20, 2013 - 12:11pm
BERWICK — Police officers found a missing 71-year-old woman who’d been showing sings of confusion or possible dementia and wandered off from an East Front Street home late Friday night,... READ MORE »